PIA A313 near Karachi on Oct 11th 2016, problems with cabin pressure

Last Update: October 12, 2016 / 23:15:57 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-300

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

A PIA Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A310-300, registration AP-BGP performing flight PK-300 from Karachi to Islamabad (Pakistan), was climbing through FL300 when the crew initiated a descent to FL200 due to problems with the cabin pressure, subsequently descending the aircraft to 8,000 feet. The aircraft returned to Karachi for a safe landing about 50 minutes after departure.

A replacement Airbus A310-300 registration AP-BGR reached Islamabad with a delay of 3:15 hours.

A passenger reported ear pain so bad, that the eyes filled with tears.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Oct 11, 2016

Classification
Incident

Flight number
PK-300

Aircraft Registration
AP-BGP

Aircraft Type
Airbus A310-300

ICAO Type Designator
A313

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